RHEL 6 / 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:1658)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 101141
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is a platform for Java applications based on the JBoss Application Server.

This release includes bug fixes as well as a new release of OpenSSL.
For further information, see the knowledge base article linked to in the References section. All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages. The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Security Fix(es) :

* A memory leak flaw was found in the way OpenSSL handled TLS status request extension data during session renegotiation. A remote attacker could cause a TLS server using OpenSSL to consume an excessive amount of memory and, possibly, exit unexpectedly after exhausting all available memory, if it enabled OCSP stapling support. (CVE-2016-6304)

* It was discovered that OpenSSL did not always use constant time operations when computing Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA) signatures. A local attacker could possibly use this flaw to obtain a private DSA key belonging to another user or service running on the same system. (CVE-2016-2178)

* A denial of service flaw was found in the way the TLS/SSL protocol defined processing of ALERT packets during a connection handshake. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an excessive amount of CPU and fail to accept connections form other clients. (CVE-2016-8610)

* Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in the way OpenSSL performed pointer arithmetic. A remote attacker could possibly use these flaws to cause a TLS/SSL server or client using OpenSSL to crash. (CVE-2016-2177)

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting CVE-2016-6304 and Shi Lei (Gear Team of Qihoo 360 Inc.) for reporting CVE-2016-8610. Upstream acknowledges Shi Lei (Gear Team of Qihoo 360 Inc.) as the original reporter of CVE-2016-6304.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/articles/2688611

https://access.redhat.com/solutions/222023

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/

http://www.nessus.org/u?651b7563

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1658

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-2177

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-2178

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-6304

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-8610

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 101141

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-1658.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/30/2017

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-perl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-static, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2177, CVE-2016-2178, CVE-2016-6304, CVE-2016-8610

RHSA: 2017:1658